Mercy!!!! 50 Years!
On this day in 1964 Roy Orbison’s smash hit “OH, PRETTY WOMAN” started its 3 week run
at #1 on the Billboard chart!
Since its release in August of 1964, the record breaking, award winning, and iconic song has
inspired a film of the same title, a perfume line, and countless genre spanning covers from
artists including Al Green, Van Halen, and Bruce Springsteen to name a few.
Here is “OH, PRETTY WOMAN” the Official Video featuring footage from the 1965 Monument Concert. Roy Orbison’s co-writer on the song, Bill Dees, can be seen on keys-